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KQED World: Friday, November 8, 2013

Comcast 190  •  Digital 9.3

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Friday, November 8, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10794] EDNA * Twitter * Uninsured Americas * Nuclear Talks * Book Conversation duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32242] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, stocks sell off as strong economic growth raises worries about the Federal Reserve's stimulus policy. NBR will look at what that means for the markets and your money. And, Twitter takes off in its first day of trading - but NBR will show you why some high profile IPOs should carry the label "buyer beware." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3028] Tavis talks with actor Dennis Haysbert, who shares lessons learned from his participation as host of a moving documentary miniseries that explores the Civil War, and with the creator of the Dilbert empire, Scott Adams, who explains the backstory of his Dilbert character and of his text, How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Local USA [#103] Finding One's Voice Searching for an artistic voice and a way of expressing oneself. An autistic artist in New Jersey finds the best tools to communicate his wonderful works of art -- despite barely uttering a word -- and a young Chicago prodigy connects with her inner performer and discovers her electrifying voice. duration 26:28   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:30 am
    Local USA [#102] Sense of Place Finding a sense of place and purpose in four stories: a young girl seeks solace and safety in her favorite hiding place; a family of native descent returns to the land of their forefathers to learn about the past and connect with the present; a whimsical artist who has worked for 35 years creating a visual feast of one of his favorite places; a silent film star tours the world he knows; and a lifelong Chicagoan sees his town in a whole new way thanks to a theatre group from the other side of the world. duration 26:59   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#4160] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3029] Tavis talks with one of the stars of the feature, The Best Man Holiday, Nia Long. The versatile actress discusses her role in the upcoming romantic comedy sequel to the 1999 hit movie, The Best Man. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Well Read [#202] Sam Kean, The Violinist's Thumb Sam Kean explores the fascinating world of DNA, proposing that human genetics is responsible for qualities ranging from musical talent to skin tone to Einstein's genius. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1202] How Do Humans Differ from Other Animals? Physically, humans and animals seem similar. Mentally, humans seem so superior. What's so special about human nature? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Nova [#4020H] Making Stuff Colder In this mini-series, New York Times' technology correspondent and best-selling author David Pogue takes a wild ride through the cutting-edge science that is powering a next wave of technological innovation. With his humor and zest for discovery, Pogue meets the scientists and engineers who are plunging to the bottom of the temperature scale, finding design inspiration in nature, and breaking every speed limit to make tomorrow's "stuff" colder, faster, wilder and safer. duration 54:46   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Raw to Ready [#104H] Bombardier Short-range regional jets are the backbone of domestic air travel. To withstand a high volume of flights, these jets must be comfortable, durable and fuel efficient, like the Bombardier CRJ-1000. Glass, titanium, fiberglass, lacquer and aluminum alloy each transcend their original states, harnessed to create a modern cutting-edge machine. duration 53:31   SRND51 TVPG
  • 7:00 am
    Life On Fire [#106] Pioneers of the Deep In the vast emptiness of the Pacific Ocean, tectonic movements construct or swallow islands. In the Tongan archipelago, two little-known animals have learned to cope with these ephemeral lands risen from the ocean depths: the sooty tern, a seabird that never dares wet its wings for fear of drowning, and the Alvin shrimp, a blind crustacean that manages to find its way around the abyss. When an underwater volcano becomes an island, the fates of these two extraordinary paradoxes are linked. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Local USA [#103] Finding One's Voice Searching for an artistic voice and a way of expressing oneself. An autistic artist in New Jersey finds the best tools to communicate his wonderful works of art -- despite barely uttering a word -- and a young Chicago prodigy connects with her inner performer and discovers her electrifying voice. duration 26:28   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:30 am
    Local USA [#102] Sense of Place Finding a sense of place and purpose in four stories: a young girl seeks solace and safety in her favorite hiding place; a family of native descent returns to the land of their forefathers to learn about the past and connect with the present; a whimsical artist who has worked for 35 years creating a visual feast of one of his favorite places; a silent film star tours the world he knows; and a lifelong Chicagoan sees his town in a whole new way thanks to a theatre group from the other side of the world. duration 26:59   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3029] Tavis talks with one of the stars of the feature, The Best Man Holiday, Nia Long. The versatile actress discusses her role in the upcoming romantic comedy sequel to the 1999 hit movie, The Best Man. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3028] Tavis talks with actor Dennis Haysbert, who shares lessons learned from his participation as host of a moving documentary miniseries that explores the Civil War, and with the creator of the Dilbert empire, Scott Adams, who explains the backstory of his Dilbert character and of his text, How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Well Read [#202] Sam Kean, The Violinist's Thumb Sam Kean explores the fascinating world of DNA, proposing that human genetics is responsible for qualities ranging from musical talent to skin tone to Einstein's genius. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1202] How Do Humans Differ from Other Animals? Physically, humans and animals seem similar. Mentally, humans seem so superior. What's so special about human nature? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#4020H] Making Stuff Colder In this mini-series, New York Times' technology correspondent and best-selling author David Pogue takes a wild ride through the cutting-edge science that is powering a next wave of technological innovation. With his humor and zest for discovery, Pogue meets the scientists and engineers who are plunging to the bottom of the temperature scale, finding design inspiration in nature, and breaking every speed limit to make tomorrow's "stuff" colder, faster, wilder and safer. duration 54:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Raw to Ready [#104H] Bombardier Short-range regional jets are the backbone of domestic air travel. To withstand a high volume of flights, these jets must be comfortable, durable and fuel efficient, like the Bombardier CRJ-1000. Glass, titanium, fiberglass, lacquer and aluminum alloy each transcend their original states, harnessed to create a modern cutting-edge machine. duration 53:31   SRND51 TVPG
  • 1:00 pm
    Life On Fire [#106] Pioneers of the Deep In the vast emptiness of the Pacific Ocean, tectonic movements construct or swallow islands. In the Tongan archipelago, two little-known animals have learned to cope with these ephemeral lands risen from the ocean depths: the sooty tern, a seabird that never dares wet its wings for fear of drowning, and the Alvin shrimp, a blind crustacean that manages to find its way around the abyss. When an underwater volcano becomes an island, the fates of these two extraordinary paradoxes are linked. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#4160] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9224] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3029] Tavis talks with one of the stars of the feature, The Best Man Holiday, Nia Long. The versatile actress discusses her role in the upcoming romantic comedy sequel to the 1999 hit movie, The Best Man. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32243] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, an unexpectedly strong jobs report. NBR will look at where the growth is coming from and whether this is a sign the economy is gaining steam. Plus, stock pick from NBR's weekly Market Monitor. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10795] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32243] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, an unexpectedly strong jobs report. NBR will look at where the growth is coming from and whether this is a sign the economy is gaining steam. Plus, stock pick from NBR's weekly Market Monitor. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3075] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    BBC Newsnight [#17312Z] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3465] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10795] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3465] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19230] (original broadcast date: 11/08/13)
    An hour with actor Bruce Dern on his career in movies and latest film, "Nebraska".
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3465] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3030] Tavis talks with legendary singer-songwriter Graham Nash. The British rocker reflects on his prolific career that's spanned five decades and two continents. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3465] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#802H] Los Angeles, Part 2 In Los Angeles, Calif., the Roadtrippers make their way to Amoeba Music, one of the largest indie record stores in the US, to meet co-owner Karen Pearson. Next, the team speaks with Joe Rogan, a stand-up comedian, who tells them to do what you do because you love it, not for money. Just as the Roadtrippers are leaving their interview, they snag an impromptu and unexpectedly musical interview with actor Craig Robinson. Playing the piano and in a sing-songy voice, the actor of the The Office empowers Nika to not be afraid to pursue her dream as a performing artist. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3465] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10795] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3465] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3075] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10795] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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Wave 157

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KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

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Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

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XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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